Norwegian Cruise Line cancelled Norwegian Spirit's Asia Sailings due to Corona Virus. Norwegian Spirit is scheduled to begin Eastern Mediterranean Cruises from Civitavecchia, Italy on February 14. During this cruise Norwegian Spirit will have several calls to Kusadasi Cruise Port. The Norwegian Spirit, which was supposed to spend 2020 in the Far East, canceled all its port calls in the Far East and will spend most of the year in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, including visits to Kusadasi Cruise Port, on cruises that will begin and end in the port of Piraeus.
Mediterranean ports, including Kusadasi Cruise Port, can expect to profit from the cruise industry’s distress in the coming tourist season. The Far East is largely being replaced by the Mediterranean. After all, the ships have to sail somewhere. What this also means is that Mediterranean ports, including Kusadasi Cruise Port, can expect to profit from the cruise industry’s distress in the coming tourist season. Cruise lines are expressing their trust in the Kusadasi Cruise Port, and we, on our part will make every effort to be at the service of Norwegian passengers in this difficult period they are now experiencing.
Kusadasi Cruise Port has already seen an impressive jump in the number of cruise ships scheduled to dock at Kusadasi Cruise Port. Between March 2020 and the end of Decemver, a total of 357 Cruise Ships will arrive at the port, compared to only 150 Cruise Ships during the same period a year earlier – a 240 percent increase.
We organize private Ephesus tours for cruise passengers calling to Kusadasi Cruise Port. We offer full day private tours of Temple of Artemis, Sirince Village, House of Virgin Mary, Ancient City of Ephesus, Basilica of St. John and a traditional Turkish lunch.